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Laurence Manning quarterback Bryce Acord (7), seen here handing the ball off to Nolan Osteen, will make his second career start as the Swampcat signal caller in the SCISA 3A state championship against Hammond on Friday. Acord is replacing the injured Tyler June at quarterback.

Laurence Manning players excited for rematch with Hammond in 3A championship

History will repeat itself on Friday as the Laurence Manning Academy football team will face Hammond for the SCISA 3A state championship. This time around the game will be played at Charleston Southern University's Buccaneer Field with a 7 p.m. …

Sumter running back Nathan Harris-Waynick (26) and the Gamecocks will get to play a second home game in the 5A playoffs after beating Berkeley 34-13 on Friday.

Sumter gets another home game; Laurence Manning, Lee advance to SCISA title games

Sumter High School picked up a surprise home playoff footblal game on Friday, while Laurence Manning Academy and Lee Academy will both be traveling to North Charleston for their next playoff game. Since both games are for state championships, …

SCISA championship weekend schedule

SCISA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Semifinals Friday 3A Laurene Manning 18, Ben Lippen 13 Hammond 31, Augusta Christian 0 2A Carolina 22, Orangeburg Prep 21 Hilton Head Christian 63, Pee …

Laurence Manning's Gabe Harris (1) carries the ball during the Swampcats' 18-13 win over Ben Lippen on Friday.

Laurence Manning knocks off Ben Lippen, to face Hammond for SCISA 3A state title

MANNING -- What was will be again as Laurence Manning Academy's varsity football team knocked off Ben Lippen 18-13 on Friday at Billy Chitwood Field to advance to the SCISA 3A state championship game. The result marked the second consecutive year …

Lee quarterback Keaton Price (12) and the Cavaliers beat St. John's 26-12 on Friday to advance to the SCISA 1A championship.

Price pushes Lee Academy past St. John’s into SCISA 1A championship game

BISHOPVILLE - Lee Academy advanced to the SCISA 1A football state championship game with a 26-12 triumph over St. John's Christian on Friday at McCutchen Field. LA, which improved to 9-3 on the season, will take on either Thomas Heyward or Dillon …

Laurence Manning's Elliott Harris, front left, is joined by his family, as well as LMA lacrosse coach Mike Davey, back right, as he signed with Averett University on Tuesday.

LMA's Harris signs to play lacrosse at Averett University

MANNING -- Three years ago, Laurence Manning Academy's Elliott Harris had never picked up a lacrosse stick. When the school decided to start a lacrosse program, Harris said why not give it a shot. It was something to keep him occupied during the …

Jarrett Huettmann

Price, Huettmann, Harris, McCray named TD Club Players of Week

Lee Academy football head coach David Rankin took it easy on his quarterback, Keaton Price, down the stretch of the regular season in order to have him in tip-top shape for the SCISA 1A state playoffs. Well, the playoffs started for the Cavaliers …

Sumter's Keion Brown (3) and the Gamecocks will host Berkeley to open the 5A playoffs on Friday after finishing off the regular season with a 28-9 win over Crestwood.

Laurence Manning getting surprise semifinal home game highlight of local football games

That Laurence Manning Academy won its SCISA 3A football state playoff opener against Heathwood Hall last Friday wasn't a surprise. The fact the Swampcats will be playing host to the semifinal game is a surprise though. That LMA will be taking on …

Sumter will open the SCHSL playoffs against Berkeley on Friday.

Sumter hosts Berkeley to open the playoffs to highlight the 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. SUMTER HOSTS BERKELEY IN FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Sumter High School will play host to Berkeley in the first round of the 5A football state playoffs on Friday at Sumter Memorial Stadium. The …

Clarendon Hall falls to RWA 52-30

WINNSBORO – Clarendon Hall saw its football season come to an end with a 52-30 loss to Richard Winn in the first round of the SCISA 8-man state playoffs on Friday at the RWA field. The …

Thomas Sumter's Reese Distelzweig won the SCISA 2A individual state cross country championship on Saturday before being named the Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week.

TSA's Distelzweig runs to a state title and wins Hines Furniture Athlete of the Week

Thomas Sumter Academy eighth-grader Reese Distelzweig had a phenomenal showing at the SCISA 2A cross country state championships over the weekend, earning an individual state title with a time of 19 minutes, 49.65 seconds. Her performance was also …

Kylic Horton

Horton, Robinson, Alston, Houser named TD Club Players of Week

Clarendon Hall's Kylic Horton and Wilder Robinson, Lake City's Cleadius Alston and Thomas Sumter Academy's Preston Houser have been selected as Players of the Week by the Sumter Touchdown Club Presented by FTC. Horton was selected as the …

Thomas Sumter's Reese Distelzweig, left, former Lady General Bella Crowe, center, and head coach Rob Coursey pose for a picture at the SCISA 2A state cross country championships on Saturday. Distelzweig went on to win the state title.

Thomas Sumter's Distelzweig wins SCISA 2A cross country title

Thomas Sumter Academy's Reese Distelzweig may just be an eighth-grader, but she's already making a name for herself on the cross country scene. A year after placing third in the SCISA 2A individual cross country championship, Distelzweig took two …

Laurence Manning quarterback Tyler June (11) and the Swampcats ran past Wilson Hall 27-7 on Friday.

Crestwood's playoff hopes end as Lake City tops Marlboro County

Crestwood High School needed some help to have a chance at making the 3A football state playoffs this past Friday, but it did not happen. The Knights needed Marlboro County to defeat Lake City to force a 2-way or 3-way tie for second place in …

PHOTOS: Laurence Manning takes down rival Wilson Hall 27-7

Laurence Manning and Wilson Hall faced off in their annual rivalry game on Friday with the Swampcats coming away with a 27-7 win. Here's a look at the action courtesy of The Item's Micah Green.